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Roberto E. Montenegro M.D.
Child and adolescent psychiatry
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About Roberto E. Montenegro
Roberto Montenegro, M.D., Ph.D., is a child and adolescent psychiatrist at Seattle Children's Hospital and UW Medicine and the director of mental health services at Echo Glen Children's Center.
Dr. Montenegro specializes in cross cultural psychiatry and mental health for the deaf and hard of hearing as well as incarcerated youth. Dr. Montenegro uses his personal background as a first-generation college student from East Los Angeles, raised by strong Central-American immigrant women, to treat and connect with underserved children. He uses a social justice lens to help children and youth surmount the trauma inflicted by systemic racism(s) and other social injustices and is a passionate advocate that strives to create active partnerships to achieve the best possible outcomes.
Dr. Montenegro completed his Ph.D. in Sociology at UCLA, focusing on Race, Racism, Medical Sociology and Doctor-Patient communication. He then completed his M.D. at the University of Utah, residency at Yale University, and fellowship at The University of Washington. He is a national leader and researcher on bias in medicine and examines both evidence-based bias reduction strategies as well as race-related interpersonal communication strategies. Dr. Montenegro also specializes in social justice and health inequities education curriculum development, both locally and nationally, and works on anti-racism pedagogy research and development as well.
Education and Training
University of Utah School of Medicine, SOM Registrar
Medical Education, 2012
UCLA Medical Center
Yale University School of Medicine Psychiatry Residency Training Program
UW - Dept. of Pediatrics Fellowships
Fellowship, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
University of Utah School of Medicine
Psychiatry, 2017, American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology